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YAMAHA HELPS MAINTAIN TRAILS

Yamaha employees have worked hard as volunteers over the past ten years to clean up trails so we can continue to enjoy our favorite sports.

GIVE YOUR COMMENTS TO BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

-- Attend BLM’s Public Meetings for California's West Mojave OHV Travel Management Planning! The Bureau of Land Management has published a notice marking the release of its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and draft Land Use Plan Amendment to manage OHV recreation within the West Mojave Planning Area in Southern California. The West Mojave Planning Area comprises approximately 9.4 million acres of land. Within the planning area, BLM administers approximately 3.1 million acres of public lands. BLM states…

2018 RACING SCHEDULE

ATV MX www.atvmotocross.com This is the series that determines the National Champion for the top pro motocross racer on quads. Each event also has complete classes for amateur ATV riders. The racing takes placed on closed course motocross tracks in the eastern United States. March 13........................................... Daytona, FL March 24-25......................................Hamer, SC April 14-15 ..............................................Kemp, TX May…

WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE & WHEN

-- The reason why ATV & UTV Jamborees, Rallies & Festivals keep gaining in popularity is that most are held at areas that have breath-taking scenery. They usually offer great trail rides along with all sorts of special fun events. Also, it's just fun to hang out with other riding enthusiasts, making new friends and sharing stories. What we have here is a list of the best rides for 2018, so you can start planning your riding trip vacations now. Rally on the Rocks…                May 15-19… Moab,…

2018 WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE

-- The amount of fun you have on your ATV or UTV is usually based on the great places you take it to ride. Knowing where the best riding areas are is key. Well, here's a list of some of those places. These dates showcase when a special event occurs there. If you've never been to an ATV/UTV Jamboree, festival or rally you don't know what you're missing. Ask anyone who's ever been to one, because they're always eager to go back again. It's just fun to hang out at a beautiful riding area with so many other enthusiasts who think…

2018 Sand Drag Racing USA

Growing rider and spectator interest has spawned more exciting racing in the competitive ATV/UTV motorsports world for 2018. Listed below are ATV/UTV-only sand drag race events open to any rider who meets track safety requirements—basically helmet, goggles, long pants, shirt, shoes and a tether kill switch on your machine. Racing is on groomed 300 foot tracks using NHRA style launch lights and computerized systems for recording Elapsed Times and speed and determining who crosses the Finish Line first. There are Classes…

HOW TO MASTER SAND RIDING!

Almost anyone who loves riding quads enjoys taking them out to the dunes. Sand is one of the safest, most fun and enjoyable surfaces for an ATV. That being said, we want you and your buddies to be able to go out and enjoy the wide world of sand-slinging to your heart’s content. If you have friends who are new to duning, then take the time to show them the ropes, and what it takes to enjoy this unique form of off-road adventuring. Being prepared, and knowing a few rules of the dunes, will go a long way in making your…

FIRST RESPONDERS RIDE

-- DIRT WHEELS READERS OF THE MONTH -- Dear Dirt Wheels, Here we are in November on our annual NY area Cop, Fireman and E.M.S. ride.  We are at the quarry on The Rock House Trail System in West Virginia. This is a yearly event for us where we drive down, stay for a week and enjoy the great ATV trails and Southern Hospitality. Along with the fantastic riding that The Hatfield and McCoy Trail System has to offer, we really appreciate the break from our hectic schedules.   Pictured from left to right are Jim, Paul,…

LAKE ELSINORE GRAND PRIX THIS WEEKEND!

-- QUADS, UTVs & 3-WHEELERS RACING AT THIS FAMOUS EVENT -- The legendary Lake Elsinore Grand Prix was the big race you saw in the movie "On Any Sunday" with Steve McQueen. Well, it's still going strong and the 49th running is happening on November 10, 11 & 12 along the shores of Lake Elsinore, located in Southern California, southeast of Los Angeles. The race also goes through the streets of that town. It's wild, exciting and the most fun you'll have, either as a spectator or a competitor. The cross-country…

JUNGLE QUADS

-- The country of Costa Rica is located in Central America, south of Nicaragua and north of Panama. It’s bordered by the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. In between is beautiful mountain terrain covered in a thick layer of tropical foliage. In the areas away from the beach and towns, it’s pretty much a jungle, or the perfect place to go for an ATV ride. Most people don’t realize how popular ATV riding is in Costa Rica. There’s really no other type of vehicle that’s better than a 4x4…

YAMAHA HELPS IMPROVE ACCESS TO RIDING AREAS

-- YAMAHA CONTRIBUTES OVER $150,000 TO OUTDOOR ACCESS INITIATIVE -- Yamaha press Release:  Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative contributed more than $150,000 in funds and equipment to 12 grant recipients in the second quarter of 2017. This quarter reflected the program’s broad appeal to the motorized and outdoor recreation community with several projects focused on creating and protecting motorcycle access and riding opportunities across the country. “From a ground-up…